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By John L. Kaltner, Steven L. McKenzie

This booklet offers an advent to the languages which are vital for the examine of the Hebrew Bible and historical Israel. It includes articles on Akkadian, Arabic, Aramaic, Egyptian, biblical and epigraphic Hebrew, post-biblical Hebrew, Hittite, Phoenician, the Northwest Semitic dialects (Ammonite, Edomite and Moabite) and Ugaritic. The participants are Peggy L. Day, Frederick E. Greenspahn, Jo Ann Hackett, Harry A. Hoffner, Jr., John Kaltner, Charles R. Krahmalkov, Baruch A. Levine, David Marcus, Simon B. Parker and Donald B. Redford. A basic creation via John Huehnergard discusses the significance of the learn of close to jap languages for biblical scholarship, assisting us to make the quantity a terrific source for people starting an in-depth research of the Hebrew Bible.

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Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 2000. Stempel, Reinhard. Abriß einer historischen Grammatik der semitischen Sprachen. Nordostafrikanisch/Westasiatische Studien 3. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 1999. Voigt, Rainer. ” JSS 32 (1987): 1–21. Wagner, M. Die lexikalischen und grammatikalischen Aramaismen im alttestamentlichen Hebräisch. BZAW 96. Berlin: de Gruyter, 1966. AKKADIAN David Marcus 1. E. until the middle of the first century of the current era. In the later part of the second millennium, Akk became the lingua franca of the region and was used as such in the Persian Empire.

Labat, Manuel d’épigraphie Akkadienne. Aids in learning the cuneiform signs and the language may be found in workbooks such as D. C. Snell, A Workbook of Cuneiform Signs; and D. B. Miller and R. M. Shipp, An Akkadian Handbook: Paradigms, Helps, Glossary, Logograms, and Sign List. The two standard dictionaries are the Akkadisches Handwörterbuch (Ahw) and the Assyrian Dictionary of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago (CAD). A useful onevolume English dictionary is now available in J.

2 Kgs 18:14; 19:8). The fall of Jersualem in 598 is reported by Nebuchadnezzar II (604– 562) in the following manner: “Year 7, month Kislimu: The king of Akkad moved his army into Hatti land [Syria], laid siege to the city of Judah [ia-a-hhu-du], and the king took the city on the second day of the month of Addaru. He appointed in it a (new) king of his liking, took heavy booty from it and brought it into Babylon”25 (cf. 2 Kgs 24:14–16; Jer 52:31–34). 4. ) written in Akk have come to light. There are not too many parallels between these documents and the Bible because the Bible contains only a few examples of contracts or remnants of contracts.

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